Video Tour: Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture in Cochabamba, Bolivia

Video Tour: Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture in Cochabamba, Bolivia Take a tour of our Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA) on the outskirts of Cochabamba, Bolivia with Mano a Mano agronomists Camila and Victor: Video Credit: William Wroblewski The CEA Has Grown Since its Inception in 2012 The CEA was started in 2012 with […]

When the Rain Won’t Come: Farmers Receive Agricultural Training and Workshops in Omereque

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Lindsay Emi. Lindsay is a writer and student from Los Angeles, California. She is eighteen years old and a volunteer from Princeton University’s Bridge Year Program in Bolivia. She will spend six months in Cochabamba volunteering with Mano a Mano, and then attend Princeton beginning in the fall of […]

18 Photos From an Environmental Workshop on January 18, 2017

18 Photos From an Environmental Workshop on January 18, 2017 On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 Mano a Mano hosted a workshop for 14 community leaders from Lapiani, Tapacari Province, Cochabamba Department, Bolivia. The workshop focused on methods for caring for the environment, along with principles of ecological agriculture. Photo Album of Environmental Workshop on Facebook […]

Farmers Visiting Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture for Eco-Education

Editor’s Note: The post below was written by Sam Klein, a volunteer from the US that will be working with Mano a Mano Internacional in Bolivia for the next few months. This is Sam’s third post (CLICK HERE to read the first one about their first few weeks with Oxford students at the CEA, and CLICK […]

Students Visiting the Center for Ecological Agriculture

Students Visiting the Center for Ecological Agriculture Last Thursday, 81 1st and 2nd grade students from colegio Santa Luisa De Marillac in Cochabamba visited Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA). They watched educational videos about water conservation and use, toured the demonstration center, and played in the community park that is currently under construction […]

10 Photos from the Center for Ecological Agriculture

10 Photos from the Center for Ecological Agriculture Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA) has had more than 1,100 visitors so far this year, and has also hosted 8 workshops covering a variety of different topics, from sustainable development to natural ways to deal with pests to the impact of climate change in […]

Reframing Community Development Workshop

Reframing Community Development Workshop Yesterday, Mano a Mano hosted a workshop titled “Reframing Community Development: A Conversation among Faith Leaders in the Twin Cities.” The workshop was hosted by Mano a Mano co-founder Joan Velasquez, Ph.D., and Janel Kragt Bakker, Associate Director of Collegeville Institute; and used Mano a Mano and sister church relationships as […]

Center for Ecological Agriculture Video

Festival Bolivia Results – $43K Raised for the CEA On Saturday, May 9th, Mano a Mano celebrated 21 years in operation and gathered with Mano a Mano friends at the Earle Brown Heritage Center for Festival Bolivia 2015. The event went very well, and Mano a Mano raised $43,000! The funds will support our Center for […]

Center for Ecological Agriculture Pictures

Center for Ecological Agriculture Pictures Over the past year, Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture )CEA) has really started to take shape; and it will be the focus project of our upcoming Festival Bolivia 2015 event (Saturday, May 9th – tickets and more information available here). CLICK HERE to check out a few pictures from […]

Mano a Mano’s Health Education Programs in 2014

A central component of Mano a Mano’s health program is providing health education: to the community as volunteer health promoters to Mano a Mano’s clinic staff as ongoing health education Here is a look back at our health education programs in 2014, implemented by our counterpart organization Mano a Mano Bolivia: Provided Continuing Health Education to 570 Bolivian […]